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economy contracted for a second straight quarter. the wider eu, however, avoided the same fate, thanks mostly to last summer's olympics boost. >>> back on the street yesterday, selling picked up during president obama's media briefing about those upcoming tax cut negotiations. and today, we'll see the impact the fed has. chief ben bernanke speaks this afternoon. >>> before the bell this morning, walmart reported earnings that beat the street's estimates. retail sales dropped in october after three months of gains. >>> later today, bp is expected to announce it will pay the largest penalty in history to settle criminal and other claims from the 2010 gulf oil disaster. >>> the fda says over the past four years, 5-hour energy shots have been cited in the deaths of 13 people, this after last month's news tying monster energy drinks to five fatalities. >>> pizza chain papa john's is under fire after allegedly sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited text messages to its customers. plaintiffs are seeking $250 million in a class-action lawsuit. >>> well, say it isn't so. twinkies gone by
, thank you. president obama picked up the phone today, hoping to prevent an all-out war. nancy cordes is at the white house for us tonight. nancy. >> reporter: scott, both the president and the vice president have now spoken to israeli prime minister netanyahu, and bespite some tensions between these leaders recently, we're told the two men expressed their support for israel's right to defend itself while also urging him to try to limit civilian casualties. white house officials told us today the onus is on hamas and not on israel to try to deescalate this conflict. they say they've reached out to other allies in the region, like turkey, asking them to pass that message along to hamas as well. in fact, secretary of state clinton, we're told, reached out to egypt's foreign minister today, asking him to deliver that message personally when he visits gaza tomorrow, scott. >> pelley: nancy, thank you very much. today, a congressional investigation had a look at video recorded by security cameras the night of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. as you know, four americans
in washington, thanks so much. >>> all right. still ahead, president barack obama meeting with sandy victims. patience runs out in the northeast. >>> we are learning of charges against a couple of bp employees now over the gulf oil spill. they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions of americans over the centuries. the strength of a global financial leader. the heart of a one-to-one relationship. together for your future. ♪ >>> new details today in the oil rig disaster that cost oil giant bp billions. attorney general eric holder announced last hour that two bp officials are each charged with 22 counts of manslaughter, a third official charged with obstruction of justice in connection with the worst oil spill in history and the punishment doesn't stop there. bp will pay a record $4.5 billion fine to settle criminal charges. an explosion on bp's oil rig in the gulf of mexico killed 11 people in april of 2010. millions of barrels of oil poured in to the gulf of mexico,
? thank you very much, everybody. >> all right. president barack obama there on staten island. the second visit to the region after superstorm sandy reiter e reiterating that the federal government will be there in the complete rebuilding of this region devastated by that storm. there he is with the governor of new york and also homeland security chief janet napolitano and senators chuck schumer also there as well as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. you heard the president there also talking about poignant moment with the moore family and many people recall their two sons swept away and he talked about what's been a very emotional visit to the staten island area, but also a kind of reaffirms that resolve that the federal government will be there as best it can in the rebuilding process. our victor blackwell is there, also, in staten island outside of recovery center. so victor, give me an idea what the reception has been like for the president's second now visit, the first post-re-election there to staten island. >> reporter: well, i think the president today said what the peop
the same fate thanks mostly to last summer's olympics boost. >>> back on the street yesterday, selling picked up after president obama's media briefing about the upcoming tax cut negotiates. and today we'll see what impact the fed has. chief ben bernanke speaks this afternoon. >>> also on deck, before the bell earnings from walmart and target. retail sales dropped in october after three months of gains. later today, bp is expected to announce it will pay the largest penalty in history to settle criminal and other claims from the 2010 gulf oil disaster. >>> new york state's attorney general has subpoenaed documents related to sandy related prep and procedure from both con-edison and long island power authority. >>> the fda says over the past four years five-hour energy shots have been cited in the deaths of 13 people. this after last month's news tying monster energy drinks to five fatalities. >>> pizza chain poppa johns is under fire after allegedly sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited text messages to his customers. plaintiffs are seeking $250 million in a class action lawsuit
points. martha, thank you very much. >>> that question to president obama about ambassador rice came from jonathan karl, who joined in on the press conference. and joins us now with more. questions on all of the big issues. but much of the focus on that looming fiscal cliff january 1st. >> reporter: that's right, george. the president will meet with congressional leaders tomorrow. he used that press conference to lay out very bright lines on where he stands on taxes and the fiscal cliff. holding his first news conference since winning re-election, the president took a hard line on his bottom line. there will be no budget deal without raising taxes on the wealthy. >> when it comes to the top 2%, what i'm not going to do is to extend further a tax cut for folks who don't need it, which would cost close to $1 trillion. >> reporter: in his previous efforts to strike a so-called grand bargain with speaker of the house john boehner, the president proposed $800 billion in new tax revenues. but now, he is seeking twice that. $1.6 trillion in new taxes over the next ten years. that's a bitter pill
those. congress wants them. they're not likely to get them. >> thank you. >> thanks, charlie. >> norah? >>> also at his news conference, president obama talked about the scandal that led david petraeus to resign as cia director. he called it just one episode in an extraordinary career. >> he did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as the director of cia with respect to this personal matter that he is now dealing with with his family and with his wife. >> meanwhile, there's a new focus on jill kelley, the socialite house wife who sparked the investigation and her ties to florida's macdill air force base. manuel bojorquez is following that story in tampa. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. jill kelley was known for lavish parties at her home here, where she hosted tampa's elite, including top military leaders, but now she is hold up inside. within one week, the life she spent more than a decade cultivating is slipping away. jill kelley and her husband scott, who was seen last night outside their home for the first time since the scandal broke, were at the top
is on capitol hill this afternoon. steve, what did they learn? >> reporter: pat, thanks, good evening. according to one democrat, who attended one of those two closed-door sessions here up on the hill, the cia threw a politically important lifeline to obama, u.n. ambassador dr. susan rice. but the overall issue remains highly political, highly partisan. even personal. libya's become a battle between president obama and republican senator john mccain, who insisted again today the administration knew quickly that al qaeda had attacked. >> and for the president of the united states, for two weeks afterwards, to deny that that was the case, is either a cover-up or it is incompetence. >> reporter: susan rice denied it, infuriating republicans. acting cia director mike morerel on the hill today briefed some lawmakers on libya. one, a democrat said the account backed rice, that u.s. intelligence did give her the incorrect account that she passed on. >> that this was a spontaneous protest that involved something militant. that was the best information. they said they had at the time. >> reporter: there
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